National Tobacco Control Act, 2015.
Type of law
This Act provides the legal framework for the protection of Nigerians from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use and exposure to the fumes of tobacco. The Act establishes a National Tobacco Control Committee and the Tobacco Control Unit, both charged with the regulation of smoking, prohibition of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, licensing of tobacco dealers, product packaging and the inclusion of warning signs, education and public awareness programmes on the ills of tobacco usage, etc.
Long title of text
An Act to control the production, manufacture, sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco and tobacco products in Nigeria, and other related matters.
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